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Season 5  "Definitions"  5x1

Aired 10 years ago - Sep 21, 2009

After sharing a kiss at the beginning of the summer, Robin and Barney are unsure how to handle their mutual attraction. After some consideration they tell the gang they have decided to remain just friends, but secretly continue seeing each other. They are able to get away with their secret romance for a couple months, but are discovered when Ted, Marshall and Lily walk in on them together. They explain to the gang that they are happy with their casual relationship, and didn’t want to complicate it by defining it. This is unacceptable to Lily, who pressures them to label their situation, and ultimately locks them in Robin’s room to force them to address it. Meanwhile, Ted is anxious about his first days as a professor at Columbia, which is made worse when he shows up at the wrong class and starts his lecture.

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How I Met Your Mother
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Whoa, hey. Whoa.
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Or.
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Yeah, the talk sucks.
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what you mean to each other.
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Hit it. Yeah, here's my question.
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Oh! (gasps
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It shows weakness.
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definitions are important.
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Headlights. Deer.
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Put a gun to your head?
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Hey, Barn. Hey, Brad...
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I'm gonna come down there
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No, Brad, no, it's...
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My brain says "it's a bad idea."
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Because Robin is already his girlfriend.
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In other words, don't let her take a shower at your place.
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No, Ted. unch is not cool.
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Just once, I wish you guys would call me on Tuxedo Night.
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Kiss! Kiss! Kiss!
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(laughing) Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, girlfriend?
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Come on. That's thing.
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Oh, my God. Oh, my God.
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No, meant punching Brad.
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Ted? Ted, are you out there?
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that definition on a piece of paper,
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Hey, guys.
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Silence!
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What kind of professor was I gonna be
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Here's what that girl wod have said.
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Every single person in this room
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Not good enough!
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in his use of space,
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out of that bedroom.
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You dot have a choice, right?
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(shouting): Not good enough!
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This is, uh, Architecture 101.
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(laughter)
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Thanks.
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(Lily clears throat loudly)
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I mean,
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but he really ruined me for other men.
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